Mayers fires Tridents to second win

Barbados Tridents picked up their courtesy a sensational 59-ball 85 from Kyle Mayers as they defeated Jamaica Tallawahs by 36 runs. Set 149, solely Jermaine Blackwood and Nkrumah Bonner had been in a position to get going however the harm achieved early within the chase was too arduous to get better from.

Tallawahs had been handled a blow even earlier than the conflict after Andre Russell missed the conflict due to a swollen foot. They received the toss and selected to bowl with Mujeeb ur Rahman hanging early to cut back Tridents to 20 for two. Jason Holder walked in at No. Four and added 63 for the third wicket with Mayers to convey the innings again on monitor. There was one other wobble then as Holder, Rashid Khan and Corey Anderson fell to depart the facet struggling at 87 for five.

Mitchell Santner performed the proper second fiddle to Mayers – scoring an unbeaten 20 off 19 – because the duo picked up some essential late runs to fireplace the facet previous 140 from 90 for six within the 14th over. Mayers was the final to fall – within the 19th over – however not earlier than he had struck eight sixes throughout his innings to arrange a troublesome chase for Tallawahs. Within the 17th over, he struck Carlos Brathwaite for 28 runs to take the sport away with 4 sixes and a boundary.

Whereas Tallawahs did effectively in opposition to Guyana Amazon Warriors to chase down a small complete within the earlier sport, they as soon as once more suffered a top-order collapse to harm their probabilities. Blackwood made 28 however Glenn Phillips (0), Chadwick Walton (10), Rovman Powell (4) and Asif Ali (2) failed to show up on the evening. Because the asking price saved hovering, Blackwood and Bonner tried to dig the facet out of distress with a 39-run stand after Tallawahs had been gasping at 27 for 4. Santner and Rashid then struck twice – to remover Blackwood and Brathwaite – to finish any probabilities of a late fightback as Tridents eased to a win.

Transient scores: Barbados Tridents 148/7 in 20 overs (Kyle Mayers 85; Mujeeb ur Rahman 3-14) beat Jamaica Tallawahs 112/9 in 20 overs (Nkrumah Bonner 31; Mitchell Santner 2-10) by 36 runs.


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